Tophill Low Nature Reserve
Nature Reserve, Tophill Low, Driffield YO25 9RH, UK
About Tophill Low Nature Reserve
Tophill Low Nature reserve is an active Yorkshire Water treatment works built in 1959. It formally opened as a nature reserve in 1993 and features 12 hides spread across a 300-acre site that flanks the river Hull. The reserve is open daily from 9am to 6pm. Visiting outside of these hours is only available through reserve membership - to obtain this please look here for details. The nature reserve extends further to a total area of 300 acres
Attractions near Tophill Low Nature Reserve
The Driffield Navigation is actually made up of a number of linked waterways situated in East Yorkshire to the north of the Humber. The main part of the route is the River Hull while at the northern end is Frodingham Beck and the Driffield Canal. The navigation gradually became more profitable, and although railways arrived at Driffield in 1846, the navigation continued to prosper and increase its traffic until the 1870s, after which there was a gradual decline.
Beverley Beck is a short canal in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The beck runs from Grovehill Lock on the River Hull at Beverley west for about 0.8 miles into the town of Beverley. There's a nice footpath running along the pretty beck which you can pick up just to the east of the Minster and train station. The path runs for just under a mile until it joins with the River Hull. The canal is now it is home to the historic barge 'Syntan' owned by the Beverley Barge Preservation Society.
St Mary is a Church of England parish church in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a lively place of worship welcoming people of all ages and boasts a busy calendar of community and cultural events. The church is built in the Early English style with a nave, chancel, and transepts. There are no side aisles. It is worth walking around the outside of the church first to admire all the decorative stonework, particularly on the chancel.
Toll Gavel United Church is a friendly Christian Church in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a local ecumenical partnership between the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church, but has many people of different denominations worshipping. The Church is embedded in such famous events as the Beverley Early Music festival and the Beverley Literature Festival.
Beverley’s famous market dates back centuries and is a vital part of community life. It is held in the town centre, on Saturdays and attracts thousands of shoppers every week. The busiest market is on Saturdays and there is a friendly atmosphere and a vibrant mix of stalls, selling food from around the world, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked goods, arts and crafts, and clothing.
The Grade 1 Listed building was originally bought by the Beverley Town Keepers in 1501 to be used as a Guildhall, and has seen continuous civic use since. The building is still used for civic and ceremonial occasions and now also holds the Beverley Community Museum. There is also a Magistrates' Room with original 17th Century furniture and an elegant Mayor's Parlour with a silver collection dating back over several centuries.
Where is Tophill Low Nature Reserve
Discover more attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, where Tophill Low Nature Reserve is located
East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.